KISS: Baked Salmon with Dill Cauliflower “Rice”

salmon and cauliflower rice

How is October over?!?  Time is flying!

Here’s our KISS meal of the week: Baked Salmon with Dill Cauliflower “Rice”

While we like finding a great Pinot Noir to pair with salmon, this week we threw caution to the wind, and opened a bottle of Gelfand Cabernet Sauvignon.  Go big, or go home.  :)

We eat salmon pretty often, but serving it with cauliflower “rice” was a different (and great) compliment.  « Continue »

Date Night Dinner


Bob and I spent a few days in Paso Robles, CA during our honeymoon (summer of 2011).  What a beautiful area, with vineyards galore!

The other night, Bob and I planned a “date night”, where we decided to pull together a fancy dinner.  We also decided to open our last bottle of wine that was purchased on our honeymoon.  What a fabulous pairing we had!« Continue »

Italian Stuffed Chicken Breasts


Chicken was on our menu plan last night, but I wasn’t in the mood for our regular grilled chicken.  I wanted something with a little more pizzazz.

We were both pretty hungry, so I had to figure it out quickly.  I rummaged through the kitchen, found a few ingredients that “spoke” to me, and pulled together a rather tasty dinner within 40 minutes, start to finish.  Not bad!

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Cauliflower Crust Pizza

cauliflower crust pizza

Yes, the crust of this pizza is made from cauliflower.  Not a problem in my veggie-lovin’ eyes.  But I wasn’t sure how it would go over for those eating with me.  I read recipes online, and researched the pros and cons of different variations, before my first attempt.  I’m excited to say that my version pleased both friends and family!« Continue »